These wheels are a dead ringer for the $98 wheels people buy at Discount Tire for their 2004 Camry after bending a wheel because they drove directly over a pothole (having seen it and possessing the ability to avoid it) and thought it would be fine and just need the cheapest option available.
Mazda Miata215,364 produced
Lexus LFA (2011 - 2012)
$350,000 - $500,000(base)
$800,000 - $1,000,000 (Nurburgring)
High observed sale is $918,500 for a 2012 Nurburgring package car at Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale in January 2019
The new Toyota Supra and current-gen Acura NSX may have made a name for themselves…
Lexus LX (450/470)
2000 - 2005
Garage Queens: $10-15k
High sale is a 72k mile ‘02 SportCross (wagon) for $15.5k on @bringatrailer in August of 2018
Lexus’s timing couldn’t have been more fortuitous with the first generation IS. The sport compact scene was in full swing when the first MY 2000 IS300s hit US shores,…
Garage Queens: $8-12k
High sale: $27k on @bringatrailer in November 2018
Isuzu Impulse (Piazza)
1983 - 1993
Drivers: $2,000 - $4,000
Garage Queen: $5,000 - $7,500
There are three Isuzus on our list, and two of the three share an important distinction: GUIGIARO(!). The Impulse (known as the Piazza outside of North America) was one of the earliest examples of Guigiaro’s (now…
Taking photos of a quarter-million dollar Lamborghini under a highway overpass with a streetlight post blocking part of the picture is as Houston as it gets.Ah yes, nothing says Italian exotic like patchy grass and crumbling infrastructure!
Isuzu 117 Coupe
Approximately 86,000 produced
Infiniti G35 Sedan 6MT (2004 - 2008)
Production: 4,000 - 7,000 (est.)
Drivers: $4,000 - $5,000
Garage Queens: $8,000 - $10,000
Stick with me here. The coupe version doesn’t make the cut because of its ubiquity and the poor reputation of its present day owners, but consider for a moment the point in time where the G35…
Honda S2000 (2000 - 2009)
Drivers: $13k - $17k
Garage Queens: $25k - $30k
High Sale: 1,000 mile AP1 for $48k in Nov. 2018 on @bringatrailer
Tonight we finish our Vol. 1 Honda entries with the crowning achievement of Honda’s half-century of sports car production, the S2000. Prices bottomed out across the board sometime in…
With the CRX dead after 1991, the fifth gen Civic hatchback remained the sole bearer of the Si badge in the Civic range.
The EH3’s claim to fame is as a ready and willing recipient for any manner of engine swaps from within the Honda family. Whatever your use, the EH3 Si represents Honda at the height of its…
Toyota “Camery” with a bull-bar. “idk just shoot me a text what you thinkin. Your trade does not need a clean title but does need a title.”
The fifth generation (1997 to 2001) would be the Prelude’s last, but its futuristic lines and high school parking lot ubiquity made an indelible mark upon the Prelude’s legacy.
Though without 4WS and down on power compared to its JDM counterpart, the US Type SH Prelude had its own party trick: Active Torque Transfer…
While the first-generation Prelude was a glorified, albeit positively received, Accord, and the second-generation Prelude married a competent chassis with a gutless engine, the third-generation was the first Prelude to establish itself as a hardcore performance car which could punch seriously above its weight class.
Literally couldn’t find a clean, stock EM1 posted on Instagram to use for this post, so I had to go pull an image from the 1999 Honda sales brochure. These poor cars.
For sale in Huntington Beach, where they currently film, and the brick facade/grey garage/the rusty siding are a dead ringer for their shop.
Finishing up with the last of the Acuras last night, I summed it up as follows:
I had this entire entry for the book written before Doug reviewed the exact car which I had picked out as my example and said the exact same things I had to say about it. That sonofabitch